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RELEASE: University City to host 44th annual Memorial Day run to raise funds for community

University City is set to host its 44th annual Memorial Day Run on Monday, May 28, 2018. As part of the event, participants can explore the beautiful neighborhoods of University City in a 10K, 5K, or Fun Run. The Memorial Day Run, one of the oldest races in the St. Louis area, is a staple in University City each Memorial Day, and this year marks its 44th anniversary. The race offers participants a fun and […]

RELEASE: U City Working to Reinvest in 3rd Ward; Best Model for Residents and Local Businesses

University City hopes to implement a unique TIF that will benefit schools, businesses and the whole community (UNIVERSITY CITY, MO/April 28, 2018) – University City officials have announced their desire to redevelop the area along Olive that runs east of I-170, which poses great potential for further commercial and residential development expansion. The plans include commercial development along Olive/I-170, updating the Olive Commercial Corridor and improving the 3rd Ward residential neighborhoods. The City hopes to […]

RELEASE: U City in Bloom Hosts Exclusive Preview Party for Spring Plant Sale

(UNIVERSITY CITY, MO/April 26, 2018) –  U City in Bloom is a non-profit organization that manages many of University City’s beautification projects.  The organization is not only instrumental in the proactive creation of city art projects, but it is also responsible for the maintenance of all public and school gardens planted throughout the city. This weekend, U City in Bloom is hosting its Spring Plant Sale, which is set to display thousands of locally grown […]

RELEASE: U City city manager selects seasoned attorney as new Municipal Court Judge

UNIVERSITY CITY — University City’s new Municipal Court Judge made his first court appearance last night. Douglas Sidel was appointed to this position last Friday by city manager Gregory Rose. Sidel stood out among the several applicants that applied for the position after it became available this past month, and University City is excited to have him on its Municipal Court. Sidel is a University City native and graduated from Washington University’s Law School in […]

In Supreme Court hand-down, University City attorney disciplined

A University City attorney was reprimanded by the Missouri Supreme Court, in what appears to be an honest bookkeeping mistake. In SC96536, the Court reprimanded the license of St. Louis attorney Rick L. Nelson. The disciplinary order is available at http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=116253. Nelson overdrew a trust account by less than $100, which triggered a complaint. The Supreme Court also moved to disbar a Greenwood attorney, Christopher F. Arbuckle. The disciplinary order is at http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=116233. Arbuckle was found to […]

Governor Greitens issues stay of execution, appoints Gubernatorial Board of Inquiry in Marcellus Williams Case

Gov. Eric Greitens has issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams, who was convicted n 2001 in the murder of Felicia Gayle, 42, according to a press release from Greitens’ office. Williams was sentenced to death for the crime, but DNA testing of the murder weapon in 2016 was inconclusive. In furtherance of the Governor’s constitutional power to grant pardons and executive clemency, state law gives the Governor exclusive discretion to appoint a Board […]